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Workshop on Discrete Mathematics and Probability in Population Biology and Genetics
( 28 Mar - 1 Apr 2011 )


 

Venue: IMS Auditorium

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 Monday, 28 Mar 2011

10:30am - 10:50am

Registration

10:50am - 11:00am

Opening Remarks

11:00am - 12:00nn

Modeling the genealogy of populations using coalescents with multiple mergers: A survey (PDF)

Jason Schweinsberg, University of California at San Diego, USA

12:00nn - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Reception at IMS ---

02:00pm - 03:00pm

External lengths in Kingman's coalescent and an intriguing urn model (PDF)

Goetz Kersting, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

The tree-valued Fleming-Viot process with mutation and selection (PDF)

Peter Pfaffelhuber, University of Freiburg, Germany

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Ancestry in the face of competition, v0.1: Directed random walk on the directed percolation cluster (PDF)

Matthias Birkner, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany

12:00nn - 02:00pm

--- Lunch ---

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Some results and open problems related to the longterm behaviour of the symbiotic branching model

Jochen Blath, Berlin Institute of Technology, Germany

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:30pm - 04:00pm

Stability analysis of some epidemic models

Olukayode Adebimpe, Osun State University, Nigeria

04:00pm - 04:30pm

Chaos in simple ecological systems

Amiya Ranjan Bhowmick, Indian Statistical Institute, India

Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

The Lambda coalescent genealogy with selection (PDF)

Bob Griffiths, University of Oxford, UK

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Survival and extinction of caring double-branching annihilating random walk

Noemi Kurt, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

12:00nn - 01:30pm

--- Lunch Reception at IMS ---

01:30pm - 02:00pm

Multivariate normal approximation by Stein's method

Xiao Fang, National University of Singapore

02:00pm - 02:30pm

Urn models on one-dimensional integer lattice

Debleena Thacker, Indian Statistical Institute, India

 

Seminar organized by the Department of Statistics and Applied Probability
Invasion of infectious diseases in finite and structured populations
Joshua Ross, The University of Adelaide, Australia

 

Time :  03:00pm - 04:00pm

Venue: S16-06-118, DSAP Seminar Room, Faculty of Science

Thursday, 31 Mar 2011

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Branching diffusions in random environment (PDF)

Martin Hutzenthaler, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany

10:30am - 10:40am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:40am - 11:40am

Convergence of rescaled competing species processes to a class of SPDEs (PDF)

Sandra Kliem, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

11:40am - 02:00pm

 

 

--- Lunch ---

Lunchtime Talk organized by the Faculty of Science

How to sample humans, animals, plants, and "fossils"
Von Bing Yap, National University of Singapore

 

Time: 12.00nn - 01:00pm

Venue: LT31, Block S16, Level 3, Faculty of Science

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Go forth and multiply? (PDF)

Steve Evans, University of California at Berkeley, USA

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:30pm - 04:30pm

The rate of Muller's ratchet: A new formula for an old problem

Anton Wakolbinger, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

 

 

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